Adam Ferrara - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 16, 2022

Adam Ferrara
Profession: Actor, Comedian
Best Known For: Top Gear (TV show)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $2 million

Personal Details

Born on : February 2, 1966 (age 57)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Adam Ferrara
Birth Place: Queens, New York, USA
Horoscope: Aquarius
Father's Name: Joe Ferrara
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
High School: Walt Whitman High School
University: Marist College
Ethnicity: Italian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife's Name: Alex Tyler

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Adam Ferrara?

Adam Ferrara is an actor, comedian by profession, and American by nationality. He is well known for appearing in the series Rescue Me, Nurse Jackie, The Job, and Why Women Kill, and is co-host of the U.S. version of Top Gear.

Adam Ferrara – Age, Parents, Siblings

Adam Ferrara’s birth took place on February 2, 1966, in Queens, New York, USA. His father’s name is Joe Ferrara while the name of his mother is not known. Also, there are also no details of his parents, and siblings, if he has any.

Adam Ferrara with his father (left) and mother (right) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Adam Ferrara attended Walt Whitman High School. Following graduation, he went to Marist College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance.

His ethnicity includes Italian.

Adam Ferrara – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Ferrara married his longtime girlfriend Alex Tyler after years of dating. Tyler is an actress famed for starring in Priceless (2008), One Night, Stan (2001), and Tinsel Town (2005), and has been featured on the cover of his comedy DVD Funny as Hell.

He and his wife are very secretive about their marriage, and relationship, and have not disclosed if they indeed have children. Also, there are no rumors of divorce surrounding the couple.

Adam Ferrara, Alex Tyler (Image: Pinterest)

Adam Ferrara – Career


Ferrara first found success as a comedian. He has performed on Comedy Central Presents. He also often tours, performing at top clubs around the country. Moreover, Adam Ferrara has performed stand-up comedy on The Tonight Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, the Tony Kornheiser Show, and Comedy Central

With comedy central, he has been featured in the animated series Shorties Watchin' Shorties (2004) and Funny As Hell (2009).

Adam Ferrara (Image: Hidden Remote)

Films, Series

As an actor, Adam Ferrara has appeared in an episode(s) of the TV series Flying Bird (1993), Caroline in the City (1996-1998), The Job (2001-2002), The King of Queens (2004-2007), Rescue Me (2006-2011), Nurse Jackie (2013-2015), Why Women Kill (2019), NCIS (2021).

Ferrara has starred in the films Definitely, Maybe (2008), Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Little Italy (2018), the TV movie A Merry Little Christmas (2006), etc.

He is also well known as the co-host of Top Gear (2010-2016). Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond were the former hosts of BBC’s Top gear and were replaced by Paddy McGuinness and Andrew Flintoff. 


On the set of Why Women Kill, Adam Ferrara has worked with Katie Finneran, Sadie Calvano, Sam Jaeger, Lana Parrilla, B.K. Cannon.

Alicia Coppola, Adam Ferrara in Why Women Kill (Image: )

Adam Ferrara – Awards, Nominations

Adam Ferrara has been nominated for the American Comedy Award- twice.

Adam Ferrara – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Ferrara is estimated at around $2 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

Adam Ferrara – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Adam Ferrara is followed by hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. His YouTube channel has over 3.46K subscribers while his official website is

List of Why Women Kill cast members

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